Nov 06, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Powell Campus Center, Nevins Theater
Lecture or Speaker

Global Studies Lecture: Suzy Hansen

Seeing America From a Distance

Suzy Hansen is a writer who has been living in Istanbul, Turkey for over ten years. Her first book, Notes on a Foreign Country, was published in 2017. It was a Finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction, and the winner of the Overseas Press Club’s Cornelius Ryan Award for Best Nonfiction Book on International Affairs. This year, she is an ASU Future Security Fellow at New America, a Practitioner-in-Residence at New York University’s Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, and in the spring of 2020, will be a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University. Hansen is also a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and has written for many other publications.

Hansen's lecture, "Seeing America From a Distance," is free and open to the public. It will be followed by a reception and book signing, with books available for purchase. This event is organized by Global Studies with support the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Provost’s Office, and the Divisions of Social Sciences, Human Studies, and Psychology & Communication. For more information, contact Dr. Meghen Jones, Director of Global Studies, jonesmm@alfred.edu.

Venue

Powell Campus Center

Powell Campus Center

One of the finest centers for academic and social activities of its kind, it features a cafeteria-style dining room with panoramic hillside views, a state-of-the-art surround-sound movie theater/forum, an "open air" food court, a night club, student organization offices, a multi-cultural center, meeting rooms, a formal Alumni Lounge, the University bookstore, the Center for Advising and a TV lounge.

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